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Doctor insights on: Color Of Human Fat Vegetarian Vs Meat

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I am a vegetarian, so can't have meat in my diet. Is there any alternate to increase BMI? And how to differ better between excessive belly fat & bloat

I am a vegetarian, so can't have meat in my diet. Is there any alternate to increase BMI? And how to differ better between excessive belly fat & bloat

Yes: increase amonut of carbs in diet like potato sweet potato grains like wheat corn oatmeal rice etc. increase nuts and cold-pressed oils. Cold pressed oils are made by just squeezing the seed and are not hydrogenated. One such company is haine that makes cold pressed oils. Best of luck. Get proteins from beans soy and dairy products ...Read more

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Is a vegetarian as healthy as a person who eats meat?

Is a vegetarian as healthy as a person who eats meat?

They can be,: But the person has to keep an eye on his/her vitamin levels, especially b 12 which humans derive mostly from meat. Too little protein can cause fatigue so sources of protein, fats, and carbs need to be in diet, especially if one is vegan. Some folks are vegetarian because they think it is healthier or to avoid toxins, hormones in meat. Others are "ethical vegetarians, " don't kill. ...Read more

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Newly vegetarian: please help with my meat/hunger cravings?

Newly vegetarian: please help with my meat/hunger cravings?

Alright!: You've chosen a very healthy lifestyle! there are many products in the grocery stores that make meat flavored substitutes that can curb any meat craving! some products, you cannot tell the difference! look in the frozen food section or if a big enough store, they may have a vegetarian aisle just for you! ...Read more

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Is there a health risk for a long term vegetarian who start eating meat?

Is there a health risk for a long term vegetarian who start eating meat?

No: There is always a risk in following extreme diets of any kind but not in getting back to a normal dietary regimen. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is it easier to cut meat out altogether or do it gradually when going vegetarian?

Can you tell me is it easier to cut meat out altogether or do it gradually when going vegetarian?

Health Risks of Meat: I admire you for your concern . A new study of NIH showed that eating red meat on a regular basis may shorten your lifespan. Past research showed red meat to increased risks of Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease and certain Cancers. Start taking meat holidays, like eating 4 days/week. Take smaller amount of meat in your meals. Make commitment for Health in Zion National Park. See a Physician. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is really healthier to be a vegetarian or to have a mix diet of meat and veggies?

Please explain if it is really healthier to be a vegetarian or to have a mix diet of meat and veggies?

For a healthy diet,: Check out www.Drmcdougall.Com and www.Nutritionfacts.Org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health. I'm convinced that a plant-based diet is a healthy diet. ...Read more

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Am trying to become vegetarian, but do not feel my hunger is satisfied without meat so i end up eating more food.

Am trying to become vegetarian, but do not feel  my hunger is satisfied without meat so i end up eating more food.

OK to eat more food: Meat is a concentrated source of fat & calories. It's ok & typical to eat more food on a vegetarian diet. For example, 100 calories of steak has 6.5 grams of protein vs.100 cal. Of kale having 6.8 gr. However, 100 cal. Of steak weighs 1 oz. While 100 cal. Of kale weighs 12.6 oz. Thus you can/should eat 12 times more kale! the kale has many more vitamins, minerals & phyonutrients. Please see comment:. ...Read more

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My friend, female, 24, has been a vegetarian for bout 4 years. She is wanting to reintroduce meat in her diet. How much should she start with?

My friend, female, 24, has been a vegetarian for bout 4 years. She is wanting to reintroduce meat in her diet. How much should she start with?

Restart: No limitation is currently recommended .She should start by trying very small amont of her recomitmended based on weight . If she tolerates diet over a few days can start eating. The recommended. ...Read more